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City Prepares For Pope’s Visit To Philadelphia For World Meeting Of Families

As many as 2 million people are expected to flood the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for a Papal Mass in September 2015 as Pope Francis becomes the fourth Pope to visit the U.S., only the second to visit the City of Brotherly Love.

11/17/2014

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3 On Your Side: Hotels Catering To Millennial Travelers

The next time you stay in a hotel you may notice some big changes. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at how major chains and boutique brands are working to lure tech savvy travelers, especially the “millennial generation”.

10/02/2014

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Penn State Pulls Bibles From Hotel Rooms

Penn State has pulled Gideon Bibles from rooms of two hotels it runs and will, instead, make them available upon request in public access areas.

09/12/2014

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3 On Your Side: Loyalty Programs Offering More Experience-focused Rewards

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, now companies are stepping up the game with rewards that go way beyond a room or a seat.

09/09/2014

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Mimicking Airlines, Hotels Across The Country Get Fee-happy

This year, hotels will take in a record $2.25 billion in revenue from such add-ons, 6 percent more than in 2013 and nearly double that of a decade ago, according to a new study released Monday by Hanson.

08/26/2014

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StayConnect Mobile App

With StayConnect Mobile, travelers can use their smartphones to control the TV and even order in-room movies at over 630,000 hotel rooms around the country.

08/06/2014

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Philadelphia Hotels Working Through Slow Period Until Convention Business Picks Up

Philadelphia hotels have taken a hit recently as room occupancy is down. Officials know exactly why this happened and they’re confident this is temporary.

07/09/2014

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Philadelphia Hotels Get Top Marks, According To Survey Of Reviewers

Philadelphia’s hotels earned the highest percentage of positive reviews of any destination studied.

06/05/2014

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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

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8 Hotels Where You’re The Only Guest

Because the easiest way to score VIP treatment at a hotel is to either be rich or the ONLY guest, here are eight exclusive accommodations around the world that boast one single room — and your host’s undivided attention.

04/10/2014

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Score Cheap Hotel Rooms By Letting Hotels Fight Over You

Hotels now want to treat you like a storage unit full of crappy furniture — they bid on YOU!

03/27/2014

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Honesty Bars: The Bars Where You Pay Whatever You Want

If you’ve ever stayed at a boutique hotel abroad, odds are you’ve come across a “Seriously, where on earth did the bartender go — oh wait, there is no bartender?” honesty bar.

03/26/2014

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The World’s 7 Coolest Floating Hotels

From retired ocean liners and rock-themed submarines, to tricked-out houseboats and huts tied to inner tubes, here are seven of the world’s coolest.

03/19/2014

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Stay At An Igloo Village In Finland

An igloo village in Finlad is open to visitors. If you’re looking to vacation in the snow, head to this arctic resort Kakslauttanen.

02/14/2014

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The World’s 10 Coolest Treehouse Hotels

Looking for a vacation with an edge? Instead of traveling to a city, take your next trip to nature and hang out at these treehouse hotels.

02/06/2014

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